In Gender Trouble, Judith Butler famously asserts that “gender is a “stylized repetition of acts” that are not only contingent on the public reception of that style, but also on the way in which the repetition “conceals its genesis,” where the “it” is the presumed “being” of (a) gender. T.S.
In theorizing the break in black radical aesthetics, Fred Moten suggests, "Words don't go there [in Cecil Taylor's Chinampas]. Is it only music, only sound that goes there? Perhaps these notes and phrases will have mapped the terrain and traversed (at least some of) the space between here and there" (In the Break, 42). Moten claims that black radical aesthetics enact a generative rupture, break, or cut that create space for black aesthetic practices. This panel will consider any theorization of rupture or the break in black expressive practices with a special consideration of papers that address the break between black musical and literary practices.
The Museum of Science Fiction is accepting 250-word proposals for 15-20 minute papers to be presented at this year’s Escape Velocity Conference in National Harbor Maryland, May 24th – 26th, 2019.
Transatlantica, online journal of American Studies
Left-wing radicalism in the United States: a foreign creed?
The 11th Annual International Charles Town Maroon Conference & Festival: EXTENDED DEADLINE
June 20-23, 2019, Asafu Yard, Charles Town, Portland, Jamaica
The Charles Town International Maroon Conference welcomes papers and performances from scholars, artists, and activists interested in exploring topics that include Maroon treaties and their legacies; indigenous approaches to negotiating and sustaining peace; the role of rights (human, nature, etc.) in adjudicating peace; wellness as a means of sustaining peace; practices of security and insecurity; violence against indigenous people and its restitution; the uses of restorative justice; strategies for effective conflict resolution; and related topics.
Chapters are solicited for inclusion in an edited volume titled Activism in the Name of God: Religion and Black Feminist Public Intellectuals from the Nineteenth Century to the Present.
Please send inquiries to Jami.Carlacio@yale.edu to pitch your idea.
Bridges Across Cultures is an International Conference on the Arts and Humanities. Our 4th, biennial conference, is to be held in Maiori, Italy June 24th-28th, 2019. The “Bridges” conference provides an international venue and opportunity for academicians and professionals from various arts and humanities-related fields from all over the world to come together and learn from each other. This conference serves as a place for scholars and experts with cross-disciplinary interests related to arts and humanities to meet and interact with members within and outside of their own particular disciplines.
This proposed panel seeks abstracts on any aspect of Kara Walker's artistry. Proposals from multiple disciplines, including creative perspectives, are welcome.
Abstracts ~300 words and a short bio (300 words max) to John Brooks at firstname.lastname@example.org by March 27.
The annual meeting for the Association for the Study of the Arts in the Present will meet October 10-12 at the University of Maryland, College Park. More information available at: http://asap11.umd.edu/
James Baldwin: A Century Later
deadline for abstract submissions: May 1, 2019
full name / name of organization:
Kimberly Fain / Texas Southern University
James Baldwin: A Century Later
World Literary Review: Call for Papers
Deadline for abstracts: May 1, 2019
Deadline for mss submissions: September 30, 2019
Call for Papers: Deadline for abstracts April 30th 2019
The Louisisna Folklore Society is an association of scholars focusing on the folklore of Louisiana. The Society supports the peer-reviewed journal Louisiana Folklore Miscellany. Our organization is looking for individuals who actively partiicipate in scholarship focusing on folklore and the south as we expand the topic of our special issue to include the Gulf South.